PG Diploma in Environmental Management through Distance Learning

In India, there is a growing demand for pursuing PG diploma in environmental management through distance learning as there are many lucrative job opportunities in this field.

List of Institutes that Offer this Course

Some of the popular and AICTE approved institutes that offer PG diploma courses in environmental management through distance education method are as follows:

University Contact Details
Indira Gandhi National Open University Maidan Garhi, Delhi – 110 068Phone – 91-11-2953 5924-32

Fax : 91-11-2953 2312

Email :


CEERA (The Centre for Environmental Education and Research and Advocacy)  National Law School of India UniversityP B. No. 7201, Nagarbhavi

Bangalore – 560 072.

Phone: Off.: 23160527

Fax.: 32160527(on request)

E-mail :,

Website :

University of KalyaniKalyani, West Bengal, India

Phone: 091 033 2582 8690

Fax: 091 033 2582 8282


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Guru Jambheshwar University  Delhi Road, Hisar Haryana-125001Phone : 01662 – 68104

Email :

Website :

Fax : 01662-76240

Dr. Harisingh Gour University  Director, Institute of Distance Education,Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar 470003

Phone: (07582)265055, (07582)264204



Annamalai University P.O Box no: 4Directorate of Distance Education

Annamalai University

Annamalai Nagar – 608002

Phone: 04144-238610, 237160

Fax: 04144-238987


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Dr. Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar (Madhya Pradesh)  Director,Institute of Distance Education, Dr. Harisingh Gour University , Sagar (Sagar Dist.) – 470003


Kakatiya University School of Distance Learning and Continuing Education, Warangal (Andhra Pradesh)  The Director,School of Distance Learning and Continuing Education, Kakatiya University, Vidyaranyapuri ,

Warangal (Warangal Dist.) – 506009

Kurukshetra University Directorate of Distance Education, Kurukshetra (Haryana)  Directorate of Distance Education, Kurukshetra University , Kurukshetra (Kurukshetra Dist.) – 136119 
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Directorate Of Distance and Continuing Education, Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu)  The Director, DD&CE, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Abishekapatti , Tirunelveli (Tirunelveli Dist.) – 627012 
Nalanda Open University, Patna (Bihar)  2nd/3rd Floor, Biscomaun Bhawan, Gandhi Maidan , Patna (Patna Dist.) – 800001 
Sambalpur University Directorate of Distance Education (DEC), Sambalpur (Orissa)  Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar, Burla , Sambalpur (Sambalpur Dist.) – 768019Contact No: 0663-2113151



Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Directorate of Open and Distance Learning, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)  The Director, Directorate of Open and Distance Learning, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University , Coimbatore (Coimbatore Dist.) – 641003 
Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU), Kolkata (West Bengal)  1, Woodburn Park , Kolkata (Kolkata Dist.) – 700020 
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad (Gujarat)  Govt. Bungalow No. 9, Near Dafnala, Shahibaug , Ahmedabad (Ahmedabad Dist.) – 380003 
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)  Prof. G. Ram Reddy Marg, Road No. 46, Jubilee Hills , Hyderabad (Hyderabad Dist.) – 500033 
Bharathiar University School of Distance Education, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)  The Director, School of Distance Education, Bharathiar University , Coimbatore (Coimbatore Dist.) – 641046 
Andhra University School of Distance Education, Vishakapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)  Director, School of Distance Education, Andhra University , Vishakapatnam (Vishakapatnam Dist.) – 530003
University Of Hyderabad Centre For Distance Education, Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) Centre for Distance Education, University of Hyderabad, Central University P.O. , Hyderabad (Hyderabad Dist.) – 500046 
Vidyasagar University Directorate of Distance Education, Midnapore (West Bengal)  Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore (West) , Midnapore (Medinipur (Midnapore) Dist.) – 721102 

List of Overseas Institutes Offering this Course

If you want to have an international degree, then opt for a distance learning program from an overseas institute. Some popular overseas institutes that offer PG diploma in environmental management are as follows:

University Contact Details
Water, Engineering and Development Center  The John Pickford BuildingLoughborough University


LE11 3TU, UK

Phone: +44 (0) 1509 222885

Fax: +44 (0) 1509 211079



University of London  The Information CentreStewart House

32 Russell Square



Tel: +44 (0)20 7862 8360

Fax: +44 (0)20 7862 8358

Eligibility Criteria for the Course

Admission to PG diploma in environmental management is offered to students or working professional with a graduation degree in any discipline. Some institutes may take an entrance examination and/or personal interview.

Duration of the Course

The duration of the course under distance education mode is generally 1 year. However, students can also extend the course as per their suitability.

Career Prospects for this Course

After completing PG diploma in environmental management, one can get multiple employment opportunities. An environmental manager can work with government organizations or departments like: urban planning, pollution control board, industries, forest and environment, agriculture, and water resource. One can also work with social service organizations, which work for environmental protection. One can also find lucrative job opportunities in private firms and industries that deal with mines, waste treatment, fertilizer plant, refineries, textile mills, distilleries, and food processing. One can also involve in research work as an environmental scientist. You can also think of a teaching degree in different institutes.

Some of the employment roles involved in different fields are as follows:

  • Environmental Manager
  • Environmental Advocate
  • Environmental Analyst
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental Educator
  • Environmental Toxicologist
  • Environmental Designer
  • Environmental Sanitarian
  • Environmental Planner
  • Environmental Cleanup Technician
  • Environmental Geologist
  • Environmental Scientist

The salary range of an environmental scientist working in a government or private organization is INR 12,000 to INR 18,000 per month. The salary increases with individual skills and work experience.

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